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Director, Public Sector Trade and Industry Relations

Company: Change Healthcare Solutions
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

What will I be responsible for in this job? You will assist state Medicaid programs in the provision of clinically and financially sound pharmacy benefits through monitoring of drug expenditures, modeling of the impact of clinical and formulary initiatives and negotiation of offers with manufacturers. Your role negotiates supplemental state Medicaid rebates for our clients contracted through the Sovereign States Drug Consortium (SSDC) and provides clinical and business support to those states related to preferred drug lists. A key component is communication, both written and verbal, of pertinent information to state Medicaid staff, Change Healthcare team members and manufacturers.What are the requirements?Years of experience: 3+ years pharmacy industry experience along with experience presenting to States or large health plan clientsEducation: BS Pharmacy (minimum)Physical requirements: travel required is estimated to be up to 25%What critical skills are needed for this position?Ability to evaluate clinical data, including medical, pharmacy, and laboratory information available through therapeutic class reviews and regimens Working knowledge of National Medicaid and State Supplemental Rebate laws, dynamics and contractingAbility to perform moderately complex tasks in ExcelWritten and verbal communication skills to individuals, small groups, and large groups - both internal and external to the companyExecutive presentation skills required to present to individual state Medicaid program Medicaid and Pharmacy Directors and their Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P) Committees comprised of practicing physicians and clinical pharmacists/nurses and appointed membersWhat other skills/experience would be helpful to have?Analysis: Discrepancies between clinical attributes and net cost of a drug relative to other therapeutic options must be resolved through offer negotiations with manufacturer. To maintain leverage, negotiated offers must be acceptable to most, if not all, of the disparate states in the Sovereign States Drug Consortium (SSDC). Fluctuations in Medicaid rebates, price changes of existing drugs and new market entrants must be accounted for in projections and recommendations. This process is not well defined. With changes in the pharmaceutical market and federal and state laws and rules, it is important that this person is able to adapt in order to meet the needs of the states.How much should I expect to travel?Up to as much as 25% is expected. Employees in roles that require travel will need to be able to qualify for a company credit card or be able to use their own personal credit card for travel expenses and submit for reimbursement.#LIremoteJoin our team today where we are creating a better coordinated, increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare system! COVID Vaccination RequirementsWe remain committed to doing our part to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our team members and our communities. As such, we require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment and we may require periodic testing for certain roles. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. Change Healthcare adheres to COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement Change Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, or veteran status. To read more about employment discrimination protections under federal law, read EEO is the Law at https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/eeo-law-poster and the supplemental information at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf.If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to applyaccommodations@changehealthcare.com with "Applicant requesting reasonable accommodation" as the subject. Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.Click here https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf to view our pay transparency nondiscrimination policy.California (US) Residents: By submitting an application to Change Healthcare for consideration of any employment opportunity, you acknowledge that you have read and understood Change Healthcare's Privacy Notice to California Job Applicants Regarding the Collection of Personal Information.Change Healthcare maintains a drug free workplace and conducts pre-employment drug-testing, where applicable, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

Keywords: Change Healthcare Solutions, Alpharetta , Director, Public Sector Trade and Industry Relations, Executive , Alpharetta, Georgia

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